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National Night Out

All ages
Each year, Neighborhood Watch block captains throughout St. Louis Park organize block parties to celebrate National Night Out, and neighborhood associations organize larger events throughout the city. You do not need to be a block captain to organize a National Night Out event for your neighbors.
Tuesday, August 5
Neighborhoods throughout St. Louis Park

National Night Out Packet. It has also been sent to block captains.



Fare For All

updated: Monday, July 28, 2014

Food That Makes Cents
All ages
Fare For All is a cooperative food purchasing program that sells groceries at discounted prices and is open to anyone and everyone. There is no pre-registration and many forms of payment are accepted.
Tuesdays, August 5, Sept. 2, Sept. 30, Oct. 28, Nov. 25
4 – 6 p.m.

Central Community Center, 6300 Walker St.
 
For more information and future Fare For All distribution dates:



SLP Rotary Club Summer Concert Series

updated: Monday, July 28, 2014

All ages
The St. Louis Park Operations and Recreation Department is partnering with the St. Louis Park Rotary to bring you the summer concert series. Performances are all free and filled with amazing talent! In the event of inclement weather, please call (952) 924-2567 for concert status.

Date Band / Location Time
Wednesday,
July 30
St. Louis Park Community Band
Wolfe Park, 3700 Monterey Drive
7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Wednesday,
August 6
The Percolators (Rock, Country, Blues, R&B)
Wolfe Park, 3700 Monterey Drive
7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Saturday,
August 9
Blood on the Tracks Live: 6th Annual "Salute" to the Music of Bob Dylan"
Wolfe Park, 3700 Monterey Drive
6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Wednesday, August 13 Surfcats (50's, 60's Rock)
Wolfe Park, 3700 Monterey Drive
7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Wednesday,
August 20
Community Talent Show (Variety)
Wolfe Park, 3700 Monterey Drive
7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

 



Community Talent Show Auditions

updated: Monday, March 10, 2014

All ages
Have a special talent you want to show the St. Louis Park community? Come audition for the Community Talent Show coordinated by The Park Theater Company. Finalists will then show their talent at the Community Talent Show in August. Questions and inquiries should be directed to The Park Theater Company at (952) 928-6422.
Auditions: Tuesday, Aug. 5, 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Community Talent Show: Wednesday, Aug. 20, 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Wolfe Park Pavilion, 3700 Monterey Drive



Open Mic Night

updated: Friday, July 25, 2014

All ages
In addition to our Summer Concert Series, we’re opening up the Veterans’ Memorial Amphitheater to local artists and groups who are looking for an opportunity to get their name out there and perform for the public! Bring a blanket, lawn chair, some dinner or snacks, and enjoy fun musical entertainment in the park!
Thursdays, 7 p.m. - 8 p.m.
July 31.........................................Crooked Grass
August 7......................................Matthew Levitt
August 14....................................Barbara Meyer
August 21....................................We Could Be Brothers
Veterans' Memorial Amphitheater
Wolfe Park, 3700 Monterey Drive
Free; no registration required



Creative Kidstuff Lunchtime Concert Series at West End

updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014

All ages
St. Louis Park Operations and Recreation is partnering this summer with Creative Kidstuff & The Shops at West End offering a lunchtime concert series. Bring your lunch, a blanket or lawn chair, and enjoy fun summertime tunes! Afterwards, stay and check out some of the meal deals the restaurants at the West End will be offering.
Wednesdays, 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Aug. 6.....................................................The Bazillions
Aug. 13...................................................Tricia & The Toonies
Aug. 20...................................................The Okee Dokee Brothers
The Shops at West End, 1621 West End Blvd.
Free; no registration required.



2nd Annual St. Louis Park Community Link event

updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Community Link Flyer

Community Link is an event that brings neighbors together with services that residents may otherwise have difficult time accessing. The event will provide, free of charge, services such as: haircuts, dental care, bike repair, family portraits, eye exams, employment resources, flu shots, health insurance information and more. A picnic style meal will be provided. People attending the event can use the Aquatic Park from 5 – 7 p.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 20, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
The Rec Center, 3700 Monterey Drive
Free; no registration required.



Design Guidelines - South Side of Excelsior Blvd

updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014

LHB will lead a process of working with the local community to create design guidelines for the south side of Excelsior Boulevard between Quentin and France avenues. This commercial and residential strip continues to receive development/redevelopment pressures. Developing “Design Guidelines” has been a useful tool for the city...


Color Encounter

updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Give your young artist an opportunity to explore the wonderful world of art. In this hands-on class, your toddler will enjoy learning about primary and secondary colors while getting messy with lots of ooey, gooey sensory play. Each class will involve a sensory encounter and an art project that is sure to lay the foundation for a lifelong love of art...


Fresh Tuesdays

updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Fresh Tuesdays is currently cancelled until a vendor can be obtained.
If you are a vendor who sells produce and flowers - we'd love to have you be a part of Fresh Tuesdays! There is no fee, just a vendor who can commit to our designated times June – mid September. Please contact Lisa Abernathy at (952) 924-2539 or labernathy@stlouispark.org for more information!

Come to The Rec Center for an assortment of produce and flowers grown locally here in Minnesota! Please call the weather line at (952) 924-2567 for attendance status in the event of inclement weather.
Dates and times TBD
The Rec Center, 3700 Monterey Drive
(In front of building entrance)



Honey Harvest

All ages (children must pay and be accompanied by a paid adult)
Buzz on down to Westwood and uncap the lives of honeybees. Visit our honeybees for a look at life in a six-sided world. Find out how honey is extracted from combs, go for a pollination hike, make a candle and get your taste buds ready for a sweet surprise.
Saturday, Sept. 13, 2 – 4 p.m.
Westwood Hills Nature Center, 8300 W. Franklin Ave.
$6 per person (resident) / $8 (non-resident)
Activity #7850
Registration deadline: when program is full.



Historic Train Depot Open Days

updated: Friday, July 25, 2014

All ages
The St. Louis Park Historical Society invites you to the Historic Milwaukee Railroad Depot at Jorvig Park each Saturday. Historical Society volunteers will be available for questions and information about St. Louis Park history.
Saturdays now through Sept. 13, 1 - 4 p.m.
Train Depot at Jorvig Park, 6210 W. 37th St.
Free; no registration required.
 



Edible Playground Garden Tours

updated: Friday, July 25, 2014

Have you seen those Sunflower Huts around town? Or the beautiful bounty sprouting around town? Want to know more about the Edible Playground Gardens and get ideas for growing your own next year? Come join us for a tour of the Edible Playground Gardens and learn the dos and dont’s of Edible Gardening, whether shaded, sloped, or too many animals...


Frozen Art Camp

updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Come explore the magic of winter in a whole new way! This highly anticipated camp inspired by the Disney movie Frozen will entertain and delight your child. They will love creating snow globes, clay sculptures, sparkly castles scenes and more all featuring their favorite characters from the movie. The kids will get to work with a variety of different...


33rd Annual Halloween Party

updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014

The creatures at Westwood Hills Nature Center have nature games, refreshments and special activities waiting for you and your family. We offer two decorated theme trails: Mother Nature’s Trail for those who prefer bright, friendly creatures handing out treats and Mystery Mini Golf for those looking to play a round of golf in the dark woods at...


Goblins on Ice

updated: Friday, July 25, 2014

All ages
Come to The Rec Center for free indoor ice skating during our annual Halloween skating event – one of our favorite holidays! Free rental skates are available and costumes are welcome.
Friday, Oct. 24, Noon – 1:30 p.m. and/or 7:30 – 9 p.m.
Free; no registration required.
Don’t forget to check out the thrills and chills at the Great Pumpkin Carve Event in Wolfe Park on Friday evening.
 



Little Goblin Bash and Pumpkin Hunt

updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Come in your costume and boo-gie down! The banquet room will be turned into Halloween central with fun music and Halloween treats supplied by Byerly’s. All registered participants will get to pick out a pumpkin from our Wolfe Park pumpkin patch! After the event, enjoy free ice skating and free skate rental until 9 p.m. Pre-registration required...


The Great Pumpkin Carve at Wolfe Park

updated: Friday, July 25, 2014

We are going pumpkin crazy this October with the St. Louis Park Great Pumpkin Carve event at Wolfe Park. We have always said our jack-o-lanterns are on the cutting edge and we need your help – our goal is to have hundreds of carved pumpkins light up the amphitheater at Wolfe Park. Everyone is invited to carve a pumpkin (or two, or three, or four...


Great Pumpkin Fest 2014

updated: Friday, July 25, 2014

All ages
Come up to The Shops at West End for some friendly Halloween-themed fun. Trick-or-Treat around the shops, boogie down to the tunes of Radio Disney, and participate in the costume contest and other fun games around the Shops. Bring a non-perishable food item for STEP.
Saturday, Oct. 25, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
The Shops at West End, 1621 West End Blvd.
Free



Spooktacular Halloween Art

updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Ages 5 – 12
In this spooktacular class, kids will have fun making Halloween arts and crafts. From scardey cats to funny witches we’ll have fun drawing, painting, and sculpting clay…we’ll even use glow-in-the-dark to decorate some of our masterpieces!
Wednesday, Oct. 29, 5 – 7 p.m.
The Rec Center Gallery, 3700 Monterey Drive
$21 per child (resident) / $24 (non-resident)
Activity #7767
Registration deadline: Oct. 27



Ha-Ha-Halloween

updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Ages 3 – 6
Get ready for trick or treating as we explore the fun side of Halloween! We’ll paint, collage and mold clay creating scary cats, funny bats…AND our own glow-in-the-dark necklace to wear on Halloween.
Thursday & Friday, Oct. 30 & 31, 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.
The Rec Center Gallery, 3700 Monterey Drive
$50 per child (resident) / $55 (non-resident)
Activity #7766
Registration deadline: Oct. 24



Paint With Your Lil Pumpkin Grandparent & Me

updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014

Ages 3 – 6 accompanied by a grandparent
What’s round, orange and comes to life around Halloween? Pumpkins of course! Come get into the Halloween spirit with your grandchild (ren) while decorating a pumpkin together. We’ll also decorate a yummy pumpkin cookie and enjoy some warm apple cider!
Friday, Oct. 31, 10 – 11 a.m.
Lenox Community Center Cafeteria, 6715 Minnetonka Blvd.
$6 per child, Activity #8000
Registration deadline: Oct. 24



Pitch-a-Pumpkin

updated: Friday, July 25, 2014

Halloween is over and your pumpkins are starting to look tired! Your first thought may be to lug them to the garbage bin which just fills-up space at the landfill. There are better ways to get rid of your old pumpkins. Give your pumpkins another life as compost or food for farm animals. Free pumpkin recycling is being offered to residents of St. Louis...


Tiny Picassos

updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Ages 2 – 5
In this thrilling class, we combine captivating stories and nursery rhymes with art creation! Your child will enjoy stories, sing songs and have a blast creating art based on the book of the day. Little fingers experiment with painting, gluing, sticking, printing and creating while developing fine motor, language and self-help skills.
Fridays, Nov. 7 – Dec. 12, 9:30 - 10:15 a.m.
The Rec Center Gallery, 3700 Monterey Drive
(Dec. 5 class will be in the Wolfe Park Pavilion.)
$72 per child (resident) / $80 (non-resident)
Activity #7990

If you would like to register an additional child, you may do so at The Rec Center front desk or by fax/mail.
$36 per additional child (resident) / $41 (non-resident)
Registration deadline: Oct. 31



Puppet Show: Turkey Tales

updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014

All ages (children must pay and be accompanied by a paid adult)
All the animal puppets think the turkey puppet should be worried about Thanksgiving. Come hear why he is carefree. Check out the wild turkey artifacts before the show. Afterwards join the naturalist for a hike to look for Westwood’s flock of wild turkeys.
Sunday, Nov. 23, 3 – 4 p.m.
Westwood Hills Nature Center, 8300 W. Franklin Ave.
$4 per person (resident) / $5 (non-resident)
Activity #7917
Registration deadline: when program is full.



Kids Turkey Bingo

updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Ages 6 – 12 (children must be accompanied by an adult)
Spend the morning at The Rec Center playing bingo. Prizes awarded for the winners of each bingo game. Registrants can stay for free ice skating/skate rental after bingo.
Wednesday, Nov. 26, 11 a.m. – Noon
The Rec Center, 3700 Monterey Drive.
$5 per child (resident) / $6 (non-resident)
Activity #7794
Registration deadline: Nov. 24



Turkeys on Ice

updated: Friday, July 25, 2014

All ages
Come to The Rec Center for free indoor ice skating! Enjoy holiday skating just before the turkey and stuffing. Free rental skates available.
Wednesday, Nov. 26, Noon – 1:30 p.m.
Free; no registration required.



Holiday Craft Party - Ornament Making

updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Ages 18 month – 6 years (child must be accompanied by an adult)
All new ornaments for 2014! Join us for an ornament making party. We will set up four stations, each with a different ornament project. These ornaments will make great keepsakes or holiday gifts! Come and create them right along with your child in this hands-on class. This is a great class for siblings to take together!
Friday, Dec. 5, 9:30 – 10:15 a.m.
The Rec Center Gallery, 3700 Monterey Drive
$12 per child (resident) / $17 (non-resident)
Activity #7763
Registration deadline: Dec. 1



Star Wars-R2D2 Art

updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Obi Wan Kenobi and Anakin would be proud of the Star Wars masterpiece your young Jedi will create in this class. The kids will be constructing their own mini R2D2 out of Model Magic clay. Leave the light sabers at home – our creativity will be our weapon of choice. May the force be with you! Please pack a nut free snack and drink for your child...


U.G.L.Y. Sweater Vest Dash

updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Join us on this ugliest of sweaters dash. Adorn that treasure you have put in the closet since last year, put on that masterpiece you just created, or simply smile at the creativity you see as you run by them. This course will loop through Louisiana Oaks Park and the lighted trees of Oak Hill Park during the early brisk days of December. Afterwards...


I Heart Art Camp

updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014

Spend winter break creating art! Painting, drawing, clay - it’s all awesome! We will experiment with many techniques, materials and styles as we make 3-D owls, stylized self-portraits, clay coil creations and more. Put on your apron and come create with us. We’ll do it all at this artsy camp! Please pack a nut free snack and drink for your...


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St. Louis Park City Hall
5005 Minnetonka Blvd.
St. Louis Park, MN 55416
Phone: (952) 924-2500 Email: info@stlouispark.org